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The New Geography of Global Income Inequality / Glenn FIREBAUGH.

Author/Creator:
Firebaugh, Glenn author.
Publication:
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [2009]
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Book
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De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Income distribution.
Language:
In English.
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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface
Part I. The New Geography Hypothesis
Chapter 1. Massive Global Income Inequality: When Did It Arise and Why Does It Matter?
Chapter 2. The Reversal of Historical Inequality Trends
Part II. Measurement
Chapter 3. How Is National Income Measured, and Can We Trust the Data?
Chapter 4. Inequality: What It Is and How It Is Measured
Part III. Evidence
Chapter 5. What We Already Know
Chapter 6. Income Inequality across Nations in the Late Twentieth Century
Chapter 7. Weighted versus Unweighted Inequality: Key to the Divergence Debate
Chapter 8. Continental Divides: Asia, Africa, and the Reversal of the Trend
Chapter 9. Change in Income Inequality within Nations
Part IV. Explanations and Predictions
Chapter 10. Causes of the Inequality Transition
Chapter 11. The Future of Global Income Inequality
Epilogue: Does Rising Income Bring Greater Happiness ?
Notes
References
Index
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Contributor:
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780674036895
OCLC:
1013945742
Publisher Number:
10.4159/9780674036895 doi
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